Circa 1750 Malta
A Rare 18th Century Olivewood Bureau
Height 39 1/2 inches (99.5 cm)
Width 29 inches (74 cm)
Depth 16 1/2 inches (42 cm)
A rare mid-18th century olivewood parquetry bureau on stand, the fall front with central star burst upon a chequered ground with Greek key border, opening to reveal an intricately inlaid interior, fitted with pigeon holes, drawers and a central arched door, all above a single long drawer with brass handles and lock escutcheon. Set upon an olivewood stand terminating in carved cabriole legs with pad feet.